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Eric Cox01/06/2017 10:00:40
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Here is my wife's first attempt at scratch building a chair for her 1/12 scale Georgian dolls house.

chair 1.jpg

chair 2.jpg

mechman4801/06/2017 10:05:36
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Very nice, well done.


Paul G01/06/2017 10:19:41
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Very nice and well done

Michael Gilligan01/06/2017 10:41:43
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Good work, Mrs Cox star


Vic01/06/2017 10:41:57
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Nice job!

MW01/06/2017 10:59:40
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Very cool, I think it would be rather churlish to suggest it was anything but engineering of sorts to be honest, deserving of respect!

Michael W

Neil Wyatt01/06/2017 11:42:19
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That's lovely!


richardandtracy01/06/2017 13:24:17
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Why's she sticking to 1:12 & not trying 1:1 with that quality of work?



Martin Connelly01/06/2017 14:54:52
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It will not fit in the doll's house at 1:1 Richard.

Martin C

mark costello 101/06/2017 15:33:29
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Do I sense any competition in the Cox house hold? Excellent work.

Eric Cox01/06/2017 15:43:37
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"Why's she sticking to 1:12 & not trying 1:1 with that quality of work?'

Because all she had was a craft knife and fret saw.

It would take ages to whittle a full size chair. wink 2

bricky01/06/2017 16:57:03
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Fine piece of work ,and the chair is one of the best engineered items built in there trillions over the millenia withstanding incredible forces for years and many for hundreds of years.


Eric Cox01/06/2019 10:25:02
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The latest construction for the doll's house, at least it's right twice a day


Nicholas Farr01/06/2019 10:36:37
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Hi, well I have seen Dolls House's at Model Engineering Exhibitions in the past, so why can't it be classed as Engineering. Yes very good and nicely done.

Regards Nick.

Russell Eberhardt01/06/2019 11:08:17
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Well done to Mrs Cox. You'll have to make some 1/12 scale woodworking tools for her!


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Rik Shaw01/06/2019 12:25:08
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Mrs.Cox - my wife says your chair is "gorgeous" - I agree with her.


larry phelan 102/06/2019 10:51:11
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I do a bit of woodwork myself , but nothing anyway near that standard.

It is a fine piece of work, a credit to you, and every bit as good an example of engineering as I have seen.

So what if it,s made in wood ?, were not many of the machines made from wood ?

Beautiful piece of work, I admire you.

Ken Otter 106/06/2019 17:23:37
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Very nice. Takes a steady hand, well done

Eric Cox01/08/2019 09:51:36
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The latest scratch build.


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